Eccles Centre: 17th Annual Douglas W. Bryant Lecture

The Eccles Centre in London has announced its 17th Annual Douglas W. Bryant Lecture, which will take place on Monday 26 March 2012:

Gary Younge will give a talk entitled “Rorschach President: How Barack Obama Personifies the Anxieties and Aspirations of America.” Younge is an author, broadcaster and award-winning columnist for The Guardian, based in Chicago. He also writes a monthly column for The Nation magazine and is the Alfred Knobler Fellow for The Nation Institute. He has written three books: Who Are We – and Should it Matter in the 21st Century?, Stranger in a Strange Land: Encounters in the Disunited States and No Place Like Home: a Black Briton’s Journey through the American South. He has made several radio and television documentaries on subjects ranging from the Tea Party to hip hop culture. In 2009 he won the James Cameron Award for the ‘combined moral vision and professional integrity’ of his coverage of the Obama campaign.

Event time: 19.00 – 20.00, preceded by reception from 18:15
Location: Conference Centre, the British Library, Euston Rd, London
Tickets: Free, but attendance is by prior reservation ONLY
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